USC Price School of Public Policy

Currid-Halkett analyzes economic impact of art hubs on major cities

December 4, 2014

The Atlantic‘s “City Lab” featured research by USC Price Associate Professor Elizabeth Currid-Halkett and colleagues analyzing the economic impact of arts hubs in major cities around the U.S. They found that “art clusters are tied less to conventional signs of gentrification and ‘urban’ characteristics but rather they may be found where other related industries that rely on specialized expertise and knowledge abound.”